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UCSF to Present Latest on Tobacco Research and Education

Postdoctoral Fellow to Explain Tobacco Industry's Ties to Tea Party at Symposium
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Feb 6, 2013 06:59
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[Canada] Improper disclosure: Tobacco packaging and emission labelling regulations

Labels featuring quantitative emission values are associated with false beliefs regarding lower tar delivery and health risks. Descriptive statements about emissions are easier to understand and associated with more accurate beliefs.
Public Health
added Jun 6, 2012 13:42
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Eye Movement Responses to Health Messages on Cigarette Packages

BioMed Central (uk)
added May 14, 2012 14:34
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Factual text and emotional pictures: overcoming a false dichotomy of cigarette warning labels

These findings serve as evidence for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to counteract the claim that pictorial warning labels, by definition, are not ‘purely factual and uncontroversial’.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2017 12:43
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[France, Colorado] Nicotine normalizes brain activity deficits that are key to schizophrenia

A steady stream of nicotine normalizes genetically-induced impairments in brain activity associated with schizophrenia, according to new research involving the University of Colorado Boulder. The finding sheds light on what causes the disease and why tho
EurekAlert
added Jan 23, 2017 19:58
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On the pleasure of smoking

Repeatedly, studies have found a large majority of smokers regret ever starting to smoke...Smokers often insist the pleasure from this release can somehow be experienced independently of the pleasures of the nicotine withdrawal symptoms rapidly dissipati
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:38
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TOBACCO REGULATION AND COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS: HOW SHOULD WE VALUE FOREGONE CONSUMER SURPLUS? (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

how much of the benefit to smokers is offset by their lost enjoyment--that is, foregone consumer surplus...we are unconvinced...that foregone consumer surplus should be largely ignored and gross health benefits used instead as a measure of consumer welfar
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:54
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[Canada] Smoking ban challenged as discriminatory

A Penticton woman who says a strata bylaw forbidding from smoking on her patio is discriminatory will have her case heard by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal....because Dandurand suffers from multiple psychiatric conditions — including post-traumatic stress
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:10
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Nicotine and Nicotinic Receptors in Disease and Therapy

Nicotine acts on the cholinergic system; it is a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist, hence the name of these receptors. The endogenous agonist of nicotinic receptors is acetylcholine, the main neurotransmitter of the parasympathetic nervous system
Brain Blogger (Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF))
added May 20, 2015 11:47
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Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study

Conclusions Among children, SHS exposure in the home during ≥1 h/day is associated with a higher frequency of mental disorder. This association was mostly due to the impact of SHS on ADHD.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:57
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